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3 Reasons Your Legs May Itch When You Run

posted on May 19th, 2012 ·


One reader has sent me e-mail telling me that he experienced an itchy sensation all over his legs when he ran.  The feeling was so overwhelming that he has to stop to scratch his legs.  Worse, he wore shorts and his legs looked like two huge reddish carrot.  No, it is nothing to do with hygiene of his leg hair.

Have you experienced that before too? (more…)

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Does Durian Have Any Cholesterol and Fat?

posted on May 10th, 2012 ·


Durian is one the local favorite fruits in South East Asia countries, especially in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia.  In fact, it is called “King of Fruits”.  Most westerners are turned off by the strong pungest odor.  That is why most high class hotels and airlines ban the fruits.  Despite the smell, durian lovers have hundred reasons eating the fruit.

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How To Build Cristiano Ronaldo’s Athlectic Body Shape

posted on May 5th, 2012 ·


Cristiano Ronaldo was the most expensive soccer player when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in year 2009.  Not only his skill, he has a ripped body shape.  With his new fame, he has replaced David Beckham as the spokesperson for the Emporio Armani underwear and jeans.  He has also appeared in numerous commercial advertisements with Nike, Castrol and Coke.

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Do Birth Control Pills Cause Weight Gain?

posted on May 1st, 2012 ·


Together with my wife, we had this very interesting discussion with few of our friends.  We are talking about family planning and birth control pills were the center of focus.  While men have not much against the pills, our women were talking about its side effect, particularly on the weight gain. I spent an hour on the net looking for a conclusive answer – whether is it normal to gain weight when a woman is taking birth control pills.

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Say No To Lunch Thief with Anti-Theft Sandwich Bag

posted on April 26th, 2012 ·


When I was staying in hostel during university days, I was very upset every time I found my prepacked breakfast or lunch missing from the fridge. Initially, I thought people probably have token it mistakenly. So, I wrote my name on it and tried hiding them at the far end of the refrigerator. Still, my food got missing and I was sure it was intended. It did not happen once, but pretty often till I gave up in storing them in the fridge.

When I was browsing the net just now, I found out this special made sandwich bag. It has green splotches printed on both sides. They look like mold grown on the expired bread. No worry, they are not the real mold. They look pretty gross but they may be the answer to the stolen lunch problem. (more…)

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What Causes Dark Circle Under Eyes and How To Get Rid Of Them?

posted on April 22nd, 2012 ·


When you look at a person, it is the eyes that normally catch the attention.  If you have dark circles under eyes, they tend to make you look old and tired.  Given a choice, we do not want those panda look alike eyes.  So, it is important to learn about the causes of these infamous dark circles and how to get rid of them.

Skin around the eyelids, both upper and lower eyelids, is actually the thinnest skin on your body.  It is about 0.5 mm thick compared with 2mm in other area.  Since it is very thin, it is highly susceptible to darkening and puffiness.  When blood passes through the large veins close to the surface of skin, it produces a bluish tint.  The more transparent the skin, the darker the circles appear.  Bags under the eyes are formed by fatty tissue and fluid.  Some people have them at early age.  Shadows from overhead lighting may cause the appearance of circles.



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